NUR

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NUR 100 Orientation to Nursing
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on building knowledge and skills essential to success for students entering the Nursing associate degree program. Topics include: the nursing process, professionalism, critical thinking, time management, study skills, and communication.
Prerequisites: None
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NUR 101 Nursing Concepts 1
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on the role of the RN in the healthcare system, including cognitive, affective, and psychomotor skills. Topics include: academic success skills, communication, math, health and wellness, cultural awareness, regulatory guidelines, safety, patient education, and basic nursing skills.
Prerequisites: Admitted to the NUR program, high school biology and chemistry within the past 7 years, and STNA (minimum grade C for all courses)
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NUR 102 Nursing Concepts 2
6 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 9 Lab Hours.

A continuation of NUR 101. Topics include: holistic care of patients with common health problems, nursing processes, communication, evidence-based practice, cultural sensitivity, and effective decision making skills. Students apply specific nursing and assessment skills in the clinical setting.
Prerequisites: NUR 101, BIO 151, MCH 100 and (ENG 101 or ENG REQC) (minimum grade C for all)
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NUR 103 Nursing Concepts 3
9 Credits. 6 Lecture Hours. 9 Lab Hours.

A continuation of NUR 102. Topics include: nursing care of children and adults across the life span. Students apply clinical reasoning and nursing skills in simulations and in the clinical setting.
Prerequisites: NUR 102 and BIO 152 and 6 credits of English Composition (minimum grade C for all)
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NUR 104 Academic Success Strategies for Nursing
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on strategies for academic success in the Nursing associate degree program. Topics include: using college resources; building skills in critical thinking, studying, mathematics, and test-taking; and improving time management skills.
Prerequisites: Instructor consent
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NUR 105 Nursing LPN to ADN Transition
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course for the LPN who is transitioning into the Associate's degree Nursing program. Topics include: concepts and skills distinctive to the LPN and RN, nursing roles and academic programs, and skills applications in laboratory and clinical settings.
Prerequisites: Unencumbered LPN license in Ohio, and BIO 151 and ENG 101 (minimum grade C for both)
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NUR 106 Nursing LPN/ADN Bridge
4 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 6 Lab Hours.

A course for the Licensed Practical Nurse entering the Associate's degree Nursing program. Topics include: nursing care of children, and nursing skills and competencies. Students apply clinical reasoning and nursing skills in simulations and in the clinical setting.
Prerequisites: Unencumbered LPN license in Ohio, and BIO 151 and ENG 101 (minimum grade C for both)
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NUR 150 Nursing Advanced Standing - LPN to ADN
11 Credits. 11 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

Students may receive up to 11 semester credit hours for prior training as an LPN that applies to credits required in the Associate's degree Nursing program. Nursing Program Chair approval is required.
Prerequisites: Program Chair consent
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NUR 198 First Year Special Topics in Nursing
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Nursing, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: None
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NUR 199 First Year Independent Project in Nursing
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Nursing that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Nursing faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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NUR 201 Nursing Concepts 4
11 Credits. 7 Lecture Hours. 12 Lab Hours.

A continuation of NUR 103. Topics include: nursing care of individuals and families in multiple clinical settings, including mental health/psychiatric nursing, obstetrical nursing, and medical-surgical nursing. Students apply specific skills in the clinical setting.
Prerequisites: NUR 103 or NUR 105, and BIO 152 (minimum grade C for all)
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NUR 202 Nursing Concepts 5
9 Credits. 6 Lecture Hours. 9 Lab Hours.

A continuation of NUR 201. Topics include: managing care of patients experiencing complex, acute, and emergency variations in health status; preparing for the NCLEX-RN exam; and preparing for transition to the role of professional nurse. Students apply specific skills in the clinical setting.
Prerequisites: NUR 201, and COMM 105 or COMM 110 (minimum grade C for all)
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NUR 298 Second Year Special Topics in Nursing
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Nursing, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: None
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NUR 299 Second Year Independent Project in Nursing
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Nursing that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Nursing faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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